Whether you’re having your roof repaired or replaced, a roofing project is always a significant investment. With that in mind, when you meet your contractor, it’s best that you ask them a few questions that can help you better understand the process as well as determine if they’re the right person for the job.
Here are the four important questions that you should always ask your roofer.
Are You Licensed and Insured? – This is the first question you should always ask, and the answer should always be yes. Being licensed roofers means that they know the appropriate building codes in your area. Insurance, on the other hand, frees you from any responsibility should the roofer suffer an accident while working on your property so always make sure that your roofer is insured before you sign the contract.
What Will You Do if the Weather Turns Bad? – The weather can be unpredictable so make sure to ask your roofer this question before you sign anything. In the event that the weather goes south, most roofers will cover the roof with a tarp or a plastic cover to keep your roofing system dry. As such, if your roofer fails to answer this, find a different contractor to get the job done instead.
How Long Have You Been in Business? – On the other hand, if you’re trying to determine if your roofer is as trustworthy and reliable as they say they are, ask them how long they’ve been in business. By doing so, you’ll be able to know just how experienced your potential roofer is and if they really are the right person for the job.
How Long Will the Repair or Replacement Take? – Repairing or replacing your roof is a home improvement task that can disrupt your daily routine so be sure to ask your roofer this in order to make certain adjustments to your schedule. However, keep in mind that this is usually an estimate made by your roofer so you need to be ready to adapt if needed.
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